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Florists Feeling the Impact of Social Distancing

Florists Feeling the Impact of Social Distancing

Small businesses are scrambling to find ways to stay afloat amid the coronavirus.

Social distancing is

ONCE-A-YEAR ‘CLONI’ RANUNCULUS AND DAFFODILS

ONCE-A-YEAR ‘CLONI’ RANUNCULUS AND DAFFODILS

“Spring is the inspiration for this arrangement, which features flowers that are true to the season and not necessarily available year-round.

The star, and one of my favorites, is a giant ranunculus called a ‘Cloni’.

Giant floral arrangement installed at Orlando City Hall

Giant floral arrangement installed at Orlando City Hall

In Bloom Florist wants to bring cheer to City Beautiful

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Tower of Light Sculpture has been a focal point at the intersection of Orange Avenue and South Street for decades. On Tuesday, the 60 foot tower received

US: Supermarkets back in the market for flowers

US: Supermarkets back in the market for flowers

A couple of weeks ago, a few US supermarkets stopped ordering flowers due to them needing to use their labor and resources to restock items that the US consumers needed in response to the COVID-19 concern,

Flower Bombings & Bouquet Drive-Thrus: Florists Are Doing Good with Blooms from Canceled Events

Flower Bombings & Bouquet Drive-Thrus: Florists Are Doing Good with Blooms from Canceled Events

Special events are being canceled left and right — but many members of the floral community are refusing to let darkness win

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread through the U.S. and beyond, many events — from weddings to corporate

A Second Life for Flowers

A Second Life for Flowers

As a form of therapy, arranging gently used blooms is enriching the lives of older and marginalized people.

The flowers come from all sorts of places: weddings, farmer’s markets, the online florist company UrbanStems, even a first lady’s luncheon. In the truck

Local Florist Donates Bouquets After Being Forced to Close

Local Florist Donates Bouquets After Being Forced to Close

The Coronavirus has created many obstacles in the way we live and work, and with so many changes, it can feel like a dark time. But one local business owner decided to find the light in these times, and is spreading cheer to others.

Sharing and comparing at PanAmerican Seed's Pansy & Viola Trials

Sharing and comparing at PanAmerican Seed's Pansy & Viola Trials

Different cultures, different tastes. It goes for many species, and for pansies in particular. Once again, this was proven

Bloom or bust: One industry’s struggle with coronavirus

Bloom or bust: One industry’s struggle with coronavirus

Challenges for florists similar to other small businesses nationwide

The new coronavirus had just barely arrived in

What is the best gift for Mother's Day?

What is the best gift for Mother's Day?

A considerable number of people are looking in the Google search bar for “the best ideas for Mother's Day gift 2020”. So it's time to choose a beautiful present in honor of the most important woman in the world.

Improve your health & wellness with flowers

Improve your health & wellness with flowers

Flower expert J Schwanke talks about some of the many benefits of flowers.

Improving the feasibility of limonium for exports to distant destination markets

Improving the feasibility of limonium for exports to distant destination markets

Limonium, a.k.a. Statice, Caspia, Sea Lavender, Misty, or Marsh-Rosemary, is one of the world’s 20 top-selling cut flowers,

Huge flower display outside Covenant Care of Pensacola looks to spread cheer

Huge flower display outside Covenant Care of Pensacola looks to spread cheer

We could all use a little pick-me-up right now, even if it's just something visual that puts a smile on our face from our driver's side seat. 

SAF Asks Google, Postmates to Delete Unwanted Links

SAF Asks Google, Postmates to Delete Unwanted Links

The Society of American Florists reached out this week to Postmates and Google, asking the companies to remove the

Challenging times for U.S. industry, but "this too shall pass"

Challenging times for U.S. industry, but "this too shall pass"

As everywhere, the COVID-19 crisis has also hit the flowers and greens industry in the United States hard. Growers, propagators and traders are feeling the impact of decimated demand,

Creativity: Jorge Uribe, AIFD, EMC

Creativity: Jorge Uribe, AIFD, EMC

Everyone has a specific way of looking at creative reality, translating

FLOWER POWER: 8 TIPS FROM A FLORIST FOR EASY FLORAL ARRANGING + THE PERFECT FLOWER RECIPE

FLOWER POWER: 8 TIPS FROM A FLORIST FOR EASY FLORAL ARRANGING + THE PERFECT FLOWER RECIPE

I’ve been obsessed with flowers and flower arranging since I was a kid, watching my mom make her own arrangements in our kitchen. And while I’ve made (and shared) quite a few floral centerpieces and my fair share of DIY flower projects  over the years, I also know when it’s time to call in the experts. And today is one of those days!

Northern Lights Floral Design How-to

Northern Lights Floral Design How-to

This Florists’ Review how-to video presentation—sponsored by Royal Flowers Group—features floral designer Sharrai Morgan-FaulknerAIFD and her calm and bright Northern Lights featuring tips on foliage manipulation.

Saskatoon florists turn Junos loss to charity win

Saskatoon florists turn Junos loss to charity win

The owners of a Saskatoon flower shop may not get to see their work at the Junos, but they found a way to turn a disappointing Thursday morning into a positive one.

Quinn Brown, co-owner of Quinn and Kim’s Flowers, told The StarPhoenix he was in the middle of preparing the first delivery of floral arrangements he and his wife had prepared for the awards when word arrived that the Junos

VALENTINE’S DAY STATISTICS

VALENTINE’S DAY STATISTICS

It’s that time again: Love is in the air, and with all that love comes a whole lot of flowers! Valentine’s Day is the number one holiday for